This color educational/inspirational film, "The Strangest Secret in the World" was produced by Jack Lieb Productions. It features motivational speaker Earl Nightingale sharing his secrets for success. It likely dates to the mid-1960s.
Earl Nightingale was an American radio speaker and author, dealing mostly with the subjects of human character development, motivation, inspiration, and meaningful existence. He was also the voice during the early 1950s of Sky King, the hero of a radio adventure series, and was a WGN radio program host from 1950 to 1956. "The Strangest Secret" was originally released in 1956 as a spoken word record. It sold over one million copies, helping launch the fields of business motivation and audio publishing. The Nightingale-Conant Corporation, formed with his friend Lloyd Conant, beecame a leader in the nascent field.
Opening titles: The Strangest Secret In The World (:06-:41). Earl Nightingale speaks on the purpose of the film: the game of life (:42-2:27). Earl Nightingale speaks about his beginnings from his desk. He speaks on what separates the 'haves' and the 'have nots' (2:28-4:57). Earl Nightingale speaks about how men do not think and blame. Earl moves on to education. Statistics show only 5% of men actually succeed (4:58-6:51). Earl talks about the definition of success. He moves on to conformity (6:52-8:48). Earl talks about jobs and people and how people settle in. The 'American Dream' is discussed (8:49-10:35). Earl talks about being average. He talks about television and what it means. He gives a scenario about working from 25-65 and dying in your 70s from boredom (10:36-12:37). Earl says everyone should be great at something. Being an 'individual' is crucial to success. do not have no purpose. Every great leader was mocked at one time or another
(12:38-14:48). Earl talks about how every single job holds the road to greatness. We must 'create' and there is no ceiling when you strive for more (14:49-16:27). He talks about the worker. Earl moves on to the 'strangest secret' (16:28-18:06). He talks about a 'ship analogy.' What is one's port of call? Most people don't think and they should know what they are working towards (18:07-20:19). Earl speaks on me and physical reality - the seed planted in our mind is our goal. Earl sits down at his desk. Earl has a plan that shows the power of the human mind (20:20-22:21). He says one should get up an hour early, write down twenty ideas a day, it only takes one to get rich. Earl speaks on jobs and learning (22:22-24:39). Earl talks about security being inside of one's self not in one's job (24:40-25:50). Earl talks about prospecting your mind. Our mind is worth developing. Set your goal, think, and act
(25:51-27:35). You will become what you think about. End credits (27:36-28:47).
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